Guaranteed Basic Income Program

Was your financial situation impacted by the Coronavirus?
You may be eligible to participate in a new financial assistance program for the City of El Monte.

happy-hispanic-family-having-fun-together-2022-11-02-00-58-30-utcEligible applicants will be randomly selected to receive $500 a month for one year. Eligible participants:


• Must live within El Monte city limits

• Be a single female head of household with no spouse or partner present

• Have children living in the household between ages of 0-17

• Have a verified income at or below the federal poverty line (according to the 2022 U.S. Department of Commerce guidelines)

• Be able to show a need for financial assistance due to being impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic

• Must be able to submit documents verifying school enrollment, proof of residency, proof of income, and a government issued ID

Program Announcement

Pilot Program FAQs

El Monte GBI Application Form